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call 1-800-dentist. he killed anent woman. he will get caught. >> police in pittsburg are looking for the driver in a deadly hit-and-run. surveillance video shows the truck right before it struck michelle braz on willow pass road sunday night. >> steven was taken from us in a most horrific act of violence. >> the white house confirms the authenticity of a video showing isis militants beheading american journalist steven sotloff. today president obama begins his european visit to build a coalition to tackle the threat of isis in iraq and syria. >> call on the governor to see that these funds are reinvested for pipeline safe. -- for pipeline safety. >> the cpuc has proposed a $1.4 billion penalty for pg&e resulting from the san bruno pipeline explosion. the commission says the utility committed nearly 4,000 violations in the years leading up to the blast.
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from across the bay to around the world, the stories that matter on "kpix 5 news this morning." >> and pagan gets hit so that is how this game gets started. >> good morning, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. time now is 6:00. and we're going back to our breaking news in san jose. kiet do is on the scene of a fire that apparently started with an explosion this morning. kiet. >> reporter: good morning. some terrifying moments for some rest didn't out here on the alameda just off of 880. this yellow building that you're looking at is a law office and this is where this whole thing happened about an hour ago. they heard what sounded like an explosion or gunfire. we have cell phone video of a gas meter explosion rupture. the neighbors ran out to the balcony shot some cell phone footage of this. they said it was shooting 10 to 15 feet in the air, called 911. when the firefighters got here they said it looked like a ball
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of fire. they were able to turn the gas off at another location and let it bleed out. the fire department did a good job of keeping the flames from spreading to the near every nearby buildings. they did evacuate the apartment complex next door for some time. we spoke with a man by the name of thomas. >> glad the fire department got here when it did. the flames were high. >> reporter: how do you attack a ball of fire? >> well, we do we just -- we're at a distance. we try to put our nozzle on the fog pattern to protect us and we just try to protect the areas around it, any exposures, buildings, fences, anything that could catch fire, we wet it real good and let the gas basically burn itself out with a ball of flame. >> reporter: all the residents are allowed back into their homes. the fire department was in and out of here in an hour and 15 minutes and the traffic on the alameda is clear in both directions. >> yeah, quick work, kiet.
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how about a cause? any determination on that yet? >> reporter: not yet. they typically send out the arson investigators once the sun comes up so they are not sure if it's accidental or some kind of intentional cause with foul play. they will have to wait and see. live in san jose, kiet do, kpix 5. pg&e is facing it biggest fine of its kind in state history. judges with the state public utilities commission proposed a $1.4 billion penalty for the san bruno pipeline explosion. they ruled pg&e committed nearly 4,000 violations in the years leading up to the 2010 blast that killed 8 people. san bruno officials are upset that nearly $1 billion of the into fine would go to the state's general fund rather than for pipeline safety. labor day has come and gone. that means everybody is back to work and our elizabeth wenger is a busy lady today. >> it's back to school this week. you can tell really everyone kind of finally back in class because our drive times have been longer, the commutes are
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starting earlier. at the bay bridge, no exception. it's already stacked up to the maze and it's only 6:03. they turned the metering lights on at 5:44. we also had a fender-bender right before they switched the metering lights on so that didn't help the commute. anyway, it's busy trying to get into san francisco. now, i didn't have a chance to update this map. within the last couple of minutes they reopened one lane so one lane is now open northbound highway 17 in the santa cruz mountains approaching laurel road. but a member of the "kcbs phone force" called and said up to 12 cars may be involved in the accident. very slow, delays 30 minutes or more backed up from at least vine hill and it's slow past the accident scene to the summit. that's your latest "kcbs" drive to work. for your latest forecast, here's roberta. it's june gloom in september. good morning, rise and shine heading out the door for work or school, this is what you can expect. we have overcast skies. boy, that marine layer right now a good 2,000 feet deep. we have a little bit of drizzle as a result along the coast. temperature-wise into the mid-
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50s and the low 60s. currently 63 degrees in oakland. all right. here's what you need to know on this "hump day." it's a very well defined marine layer. so the clouds are going to stick around for most of the day next to the water, which is some partial clearing at best. but we will enjoy lots of sunshine away from the immediate seashore. number-wise, very similar to yesterday and very seasonal for this third day of the month of september. mid-60s beaches, 60s and 70s in the central bay, 78 mountain view. 880 across the santa clara valley. the warmest numbers east of the bay into the eastern portion of our district like the tri- valley. temperatures very little change each and every day. frank and michelle? >> thank you. 6:05 now. some developing news in contra costa county. pittsburg police have new evidence in a hit-and-run accident that left a woman dead. kpix 5's anne makovec joins us live with video. >> reporter: it's been three days since that accident so
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police hope this video might help identify the driver in this fatal hit-and-run. here it is for you. sunday at 7 p.m., a silver chevy pickup cruised past the gas station and hits the light pole and hits a woman pushing a shopping cart on the sidewalk. pittsburg police blurred the impact on the video because it's too disturbing to watch. >> he killed an innocent woman and he is going to get caught. i feel that. i know that. >> reporter: those are some of the victims from --the victim identified as 50-year-old michelle braz. if you want a closer look at the video which is shot from across the street, that is right now on our website, in pittsburg, anne makovec, kpix 5. uc-berkeley looks into detecting earthquakes before they happen. the third international conference on earthquake early warning systems kicks off today and runs through friday.
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senator alex padilla will be there and he wrote the law that requires california to create a statewide early warning system. lieutenant governor newsom and mayor ed lee will also attend the conference. right now, president obama is in estonia talking about security for nato allies in eastern europe. these are some live pictures from that conference. he says it's too early to tell how serious reports are of a cease-fire between russia and ukraine in the eastern portion of that country. a statement from ukraine's president had no specifics about a cease-fire announced today. video showing another american hostage being beheaded by a terrorist group isis has been authenticated. as mark albert reports, president obama is talking with allies about ways to defeat the militants in both iraq and syria. >> reporter: u.s. intelligence officials say the video showing the beheading of american journalist steve sotloff is authentic. >> overnight our government determined that tragically steven was taken from us in a
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horrific act of violence. >> reporter: the terror group says it killed sotloff in response to continued u.s. airstrikes against isis targets in iraq. >> americans are repulsed by their barbarism. we will not be intimidated. their horrific acts only unite us as a country and stiffen our resolve to take the fight against these terrorists. >> reporter: in the video isis also threatened to kill another hostage a british citizen identified as david haynes. at a nato summit beginning tomorrow in wales, president obama will try to develop an international coalition to help defeat the terror group. >> our objective is clear to degrade and destroy isil so it's no longer a threat not just to iraq but also the region and the united states. >> reporter: ahead of president obama's trip to europe he signed off on a request to send 350 additional u.s. troops to baghdad to secure u.s. personnel and facilities as iraq wages war against isis.
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mark albert for cbs news, washington. coach harbaugh and others are speaking out about ray mcdonald arrested sunday for allegedly beating his girlfriend. he practiced with the team yesterday. harbaugh has a zero tolerance policy on domestic violence. he said a player found guilty of abusing a woman would be let go. other players also spoke about mcdonald's arrest. >> you know, i don't like to intrude when --when things come up like this because that's between ray, the organization, his, you know, uhm, fiancee, and, uhm, whoever is involved with the situation. uhm, so i leave that to them. >> that's our brother, that's our teammate and, uhm, we're going to support him and that's pretty much all i'm going to say about that. >> investigators with the san jose police department say mcdonald's fiancee had visible injuries but no medical treatment was required.
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she told a dispatcher mcdonald hit her and she was 10 weeks pregnant. time now is 6:10. 7 testimonies are on the run after escaping -- 7 teenagers are on the run after escaping from a detention center in tennessee. how investigators said they broke out. >> cyber crime is in the spotlight after the release of nude photos of hollywood "a" listers. why punishing the hackers will be especially difficult even if they are caught. >> walking out the door this morning, you're going to notice clouds and how they will affect your wednesday forecast. >> and it is really a grind right now trying to get out of the santa cruz mountains. a dozen cars involved and a traffic alert issued for northbound 17. stay tuned for your "kcbs" drive to work after this break. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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as it produces a large plum steam and gas. since friday's eruption... a serif seismic activity near an erupting volcano in iceland is calming down although it continues to spew lava and fire, steam and gas. since friday a series of earthquakes created breaks in a glacier. things might get worse. lava could spread south down to the glaciers melting a huge quantity of ice and resulting in perhaps some flooding, as well. some developing news. all but seven teens have been taken back to a nashville detention center after a mass breakout. more than 30 teens escapes from the center on monday. they kicked out metal panels under the windows and got out through a weak spot in the perimeter fence. the facility was the site of another breakout attempt two years ago. a third american health worker has ebola while working in liberia. he is reportedly doing okay. he was not treating ebola patients when he began to show
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symptoms. he works for the same missionary group as the other two americans who got ebola and they have since recovered. the director of the cdc warns the ebola epidemic is spreading faster than doctors can treat it. apple says there are no holes in the icloud calling the recent hollywood hacking scandal a targeted attack where they attacked certain celebrity accounts. those star's private photos showed up online. apple says the icloud security was never breached. even if the hackers are caught, prosecuting them may be difficult in part because of complicated digital trails that obscure who is responsible. furthermore, just 14 states including california have an active law dealing with unwanted distribution of private images. >> the problem there is a patchwork of 50 different laws and individuals both the person's photos were taken and the person who takes the photos are in different states often
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and it's unclear what law applies. >> prosecutors are beginning to use a federal law to go after this type of crime. the computer fraud and abuse act is an antihacking law. liz has forecast. >> trying to get out of the santa cruz mountains, we have been taking a lot of calls from members of the "kcbs phone force." and the latest count, 12 cars involved in this accident all approaching laurel road. there may have been a couple of accidents but definitely the bigger one was right there approaching laurel and maybe another one in the backup. they have issued a traffic alert now. so the latest on the delays we are seeing slow grounds from granite creek to scotts valley so this is the hot spot to avoid. they did get the slow lane open so traffic doesn't have to use the shoulder any longer but delays are 30 minutes or longer trying to get into los gatos. here's a live look outside. westbound 580, you can see it's
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also back to school and work. the commute started early and it's heavy now 31 minutes between the altamont pass and the dublin interchange. it's sluggish slow-and-go from the altamont to isabel. san mateo bridge traffic looks okay. get there is is slow on southbound southbound 880. slowdowns on the sensors between 238 and 92. everything is clear on the high- rise. much better sleeping weather last night, liz. >> what's our director' naming? >> mike. >> mike, mike, mike, mike, what day is it? >> september 3rd. [ laughter ] >> he doesn't want to play with us today. okay! it is "hump day!!" good morning, as you head out, check this out. we have a very well defined marine layer but the ceiling is not low so we're not seeing any kind of airport delays at this hour. we do have temperatures in the 50s and 60s. we are picking up a little bit of wind this morning up to 9 miles per hour in the concord
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area. that is out of the west- southwest. meanwhile, upstream in fairfield that wind is out of the west-southwest at 15 miles per hour. otherwise, the winds will blow later this afternoon up to 20. here's what you need to know out the door on this wednesday. that marine layer continues to deepen. we do have a stagnant weather pattern today all the way through about next thursday. so what you experience today is pretty much what you get for the next ful seven days with near normal temperatures each and every day. futurecast illustrates this morning everybody pretty much is in the clouds. then those clouds begin to dial back to the immediate seashore by lunch where they hang tight near the golden gate bridge and all the way through the north bay. those clouds filter back onshore tonight producing some condensation, some drizzle, along the beaches. this is an area of low pressure. this is what it's causing. that enhancements of the marine layer is projected to move east. but the damage is done. we have a deep marine layer that typically we experience in
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the month of june and july. temperatures 60s and 70s along the beaches and bay. otherwise, mid-80s inland. the extent the forecast calls for very little change every day. >> thank you. time now 6:19. coming up, he was cut by the st. louis rams this week but it appears michael sam has found a new home. we'll tell you where straight ahead. >> and i'm dennis o'donnell. coming up, what is the quickest way to clear a room? have manny pacquiao sing you a song. and the giants offense, man, it's catching on. coming up. ,,
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the cowboys plan to put himn their practice squad if he michael sam is back in the
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nfl. the first homosexual openly gay player is going to dallas. the rams drafted sam in may and he was released last weekend. here's dennis with the rest of the day in sports. good morning, everyone. just one month ago, there is no way the giants could overcome a 6-0 deficit but they scored 13 runs on friday, 15 runs on sunday, they blew up again last night. brad bochy son of bruce joined the team in denver. forgettable night for yusmeiro petit. 3rd inning, dj la mace hammers one to left. two-run shot. 6-0. petit was out of the game. giants catcher rallies. buster posey two-run double. suseck rbi double, second rbi double to make it 9-7 and posey one more time 11-7. his average up to .300. the giants win 12-7 on 16 hits, 2.5 back of the dodgers in the division race. sonny gray hoping to run his record to 5-0 against the
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mariners but it was 4-0 seattle in the fifth when seeger goes deep headed to main street. 6-0 mariners. a's rally in the ninth off the closer. sam fuld drives home moss. so the lead is down to 1. tying run at second base, josh reddick, the hero? no. not enough lumber on that one. a's lose 6-5. they remain 4.5 back of the angels in the west. manny pacquiao is drumming up hype for a fight in november. but is any publicity good publicity? you be the judge. [ singing ] >> taking his act to drum up a little bit of hype. we're playing it. but one of the great newsroom crooners of all time, ladies and gentlemen, here is frank mallicoat with "mandy."
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[ laughter ] >> that's your cue. >> i did look up the lyrics because we did it a little bit earlier. all i got is the chorus here, though. >> you didn't inning earlier. >> go ahead. >> o mandy when you came and i [ indiscernible ] ♪[ music ] >> we are going to put dennis o'donnell' phone number in 5 minutes and you can call and sing to him at home. >> you did it. >> fist bump. >> play along a little bit. thank you, roberta, liz, thank you very much. play of the day! >> never again! >> st. louis cardinals hosting the pirates. tied game at the top of the 4th with the runner on second base. watch starling marte hit a flyball. superman camp the left hand stretched out. he makes a terrific grab.
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cardinals win 6-4 your play of the day. 6:25 right now. major developments in the middle east as president obama tries to build international support in the fight against isis. the latest coming up. >> and we have new surveillance video to show you as police help to identify the driver in a fatal hit-and-run. ,,,,,,,,,,,,
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outrage over the video has off. plus, a new app mixes politi the ceo of a catering company caught on camera abusing a dog, now it appears the outrage over the video paid
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off. >> a new app mixes politics with shopping. it has some people rethinking what they buy. >> june gloom, how the marine layer is affecting wednesday. >> pretty crowded getting to the bay bridge toll plaza, backed up through the maze plus a crash in the santa cruz mountains. just minutes away. good morning. it's wednesday, september 3. i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. time now is 6:30. right now, the president is in estonia talking about security for nato allies in eastern europe. these are live pictures from the presser. the president promised to come to the defense of allies though fear they could be russia's next target. he says moscow's aggression is the threat to peace in europe! earlier today ukraine reported a cease-fire deal with russia. american officials confirmed today a new video from the islamic state is real. it shows the beheading of a second american journalist steve sotloff. the president says the u.s. will build a coalition to
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degrade and destroy that group. >> americans are repulsed by their barbarism. we will not be intimidated. their horrific acts only unite us as a country and stiffen the resolve to take the fight against terrorists. >> in the video isis also threatened to kill another hostage, a british citizen identified as david haines. time no 6:31. let's check in with roberta on this cooloff. >> yesterday temperatures up to 15 degrees cooler than what we experienced on labor day. in fact, livermore dropped a good 15 and san rafael dropped 16 degrees actually. good morning, everybody. and today, it's pretty much status quo. take a look at this now. we have overcast skies. wow! that is certainly a well defined marine layer. we have clouds at the coast, clouds at the bay, and extending all the way inland where livermore is now reporting 61 degrees. good morning, san jose!
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in the upper 50s. here's what we need to know on this "hump day"! clouds stick around near the water just about all day with very little clearing. lots of sunshine away from the coast. today's numbers in the 60s at the beaches, 68 degrees in san francisco. that's typically what we have this time of the year. 70 in oakland. hayward today the low 70s. 80 in san jose. couple of degrees warmer in santa clara. 90 inland in brentwood, tracy, oakley and mountain house. 91 degrees tomorrow outside number. but basically what you're looking at is a stagnant weather pattern each day through tuesday. elizabeth, not so stagnant on the roads. >> i know. suddenly we got some bad problems right now in the santa cruz mountains and unfortunately these delays are getting worse instead of bedder. so we have the official update from chp a couple of minutes ago. there were three separate
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accidents near the laurel curve. so traffic alert is in effect in the northbound lanes of highway 17. blocking lanes in a zigzag pattern. when you come across the first accident it looks like the left lane is blocked and farther north the right lane is blocked. so it's causing a huge backup right now jammed from granite creek in scotts valley. but look at the speeds 5 miles per hour. this is the a slow crawl right now from the santa cruz mountains. bay bridge toll plaza backed up beyond the maze. back to you. >> thank you. pg&e faces the biggest fine of its kind in state history. judges with the state public utilities commission are proposing a $1.4 billion penalty for the san bruno pipeline explosion. they ruled pg&e committed nearly 4,000 violations in the years leading up to the 2010 blast that killed 8 people and
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destroyed a neighborhood. city officials are unhappy about the much of the money going to the state's general fund. >> this reflects a payday for governor jerry brown when we believe this money should instead be directed to a safer pipeline system. i call on the governor to see that these funds are reinvested for pipeline safety. >> in a statement, peg said, quote, we are accountable and fully accept that a penalty is appropriate. we have respectfully asked that the commission ensure that the penalty takes into consideration the company's investments and actions to promote safety." it has 30 days to appeal. >> breaking news in san jose. kpix 5's kiet do is on the scene of a fire that forced several people out of their apartments early this morning. kiet. >> reporter: some terrifying moments for neighbors out here when they woke up to what they thought was gunfire. turned out to be an explosion. we have some cell phone video of a ruptured gas meter on the side of an old colonial building just off the alameda just off i-880.
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flames are shooting 10 to 15 feet outward. neighbors called 911 and the fire department arrived to a ball of fire. firefighters moved to another location. they were able to shut off to and let the fire bleed out. kept the flames from spreading to nearby buildings. >> it's crazy. glad the fire department got here when it did. the flames are high. >> reporter: how do you attack a ball of fire? >> well, we are at a distance, we try to put our nozzle on a fog pattern to protect us and we just try to protect the areas around it and the exposures, buildings, fences, anything that could catch fire, we just kind of soak it real good and just let the gas basically burn itself out with a ball of flames. >> reporter: the apartment next door was evacuated. everybody has been allowed back inside. minimal damage to the building where it started. the fire department came and went in an hour and fifteen minutes, made quick work of it and avoided major disaster out here. traffic is moving in both
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directions. the cause is under investigation. live in san jose, kiet do, kpix 5. developing news in contra costa county. pittsburg police have video that captured a deadly hit-and- run. kpix 5's anne makovec joins us live with the evidence investigators hope will lead to an arrest. anne. >> reporter: yeah. there is a small memorial set up across the street at billow and mountain view in pittsburg. police hope to identify the driver in the fatal hit-and-run. surveillance video shows the truck on willow pass road. watch as moments later the truck veers dangerously and hurtles into a woman pushing a shopping cart on a sidewalk. pittsburg police blurred the video but after the impact, you can see a light pole snap and crash to the street. the truck a 2001 or 2002 silver chevy silverado like this one keeps driving leaving the victim 50-year-old michelle braz to die.
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last night, friends of michelle's watched the video in disbelief. >> doesn't he have a conscience? >> reporter: they came to the place where she died to light candles and ask for justice. >> he killed an innocent woman and he is going to get caught. i feel that. i know that. >> reporter: it's been three days since that accident. police have followed a few leads but still need more clues this morning. anne makovec, kpix 5. >> the video of that hit-and- run is on our website, happening today over at uc- berkeley, a forum to detect earthquakes before they happen. third international conference on earthquakes early warning systems kicks off today and runs through friday. the state senator alex padilla will be there. he wrote the law that required california to create a statewide early warning system and lieutenant governor gavin newsom and the mayor ed lee of san francisco will also attend. meanwhile, the damage from napa's 6.0 shaker is still evident all overtown. the governor has now asked
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president obama to issue a major disaster declaration to speed up federal aid to the area. the work to rebuild napa has begun. some buildings will re-open within a week. highway 121 in napa is patched up from the scars of last sunday's big quake impossible to miss. the double yellow lines shifted about 6" apart while the earth split open. it's unclear whether this big water main break in napa is quake-related. water started coming out of the stadium avenue pipes yesterday afternoon. repair crews spent the nice fixing it. a 12-year-old hayward boy reported missing is back home this morning. police say the child returned home last night. no other details were given. officers had been looking for him since after school yesterday. a man allegedly high on drugs broke into the indonesian
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consulate in san francisco. police say the 26-year-old south carolina man smashed the glass door to get in early yesterday morning. he told officers somebody was chasing him. he is in custody. the ceo of a catering company has resigned after he was caught on video abusing a dog. elevator surveillance video shows des hague kicking a dog and yanking hard on the leash. his company "centerplate" does business with the san francisco giants and the 49ers. in addition to resigning, hague will donate $100,000 to a foundation for the protection of animals and 1,000 hours of community service. air travel, fights over reclining seats, details of the latest incident coming up. ♪[ music ] a bay area girl has helped create a viral sensation at summer camp. she talks about the project straight ahead. >> and the market opened up about 10 minutes ago.
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wednesday, september 3rd, it is "hump day"! 73 degrees today in san bruno. otherwise, low 80s with the sunshine in san mateo. as we head towards the santa clara valley, good morning mountain view! 86 degrees. it will be 80 in downtown san jose. morgan hill and gilroy will be much warmer. east bay numbers stacking up the warmest of all today from 80 degrees in fremont, 90 brentwood. temperatures in the 70s and 80s in the northern portion of the area except at the coast where bodega bay is 65. and good morning, san
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francisco, at 68. thank you, roberta. time now for a look at what's coming up later on "cbs this morning." gayle king joins us now from new york. good morning. >> reporter: hey, frank and michelle! good to see you guys! michelle, i feel like i haven't talked to you in ages. >> it's been too long. >> reporter: i think so, too. frank, it goes without saying -- always got love for you. >> thank you. >> reporter: ahead cia insider mike morrell joins us with what's next in the fight against isis after a video was released showing the beheading of another american hostage. plus, the recent incidents over those reclining seats are getting costly. people are getting angry. we take a look at the jump in passenger-related flight diversion. >> and san diego, you know something about that city, is looking to the ocean to get drinkable water during this drought. ben tracy takes a closer look at the construction of the largest desalinization plant in the western hemisphere. say that three times fast. the news is back in the
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morning. we'll see you at 7:00. frank and michelle, back to you two. >> it's hard to say that once. >> reporter: i know, michele. i couldn't figure out, is it desail or desal. i know it's desalinization. >> there you go. we will see you at 7:00. thank you. >> i don't want to say it or spell it. okay. thank you. 6:45. new this morning, cbs is making it official. it's no longer selling tobacco products at cvs. they originally planned to make the switch next month. tobacco products like cigars, cigarettes will be replaced with nicotine gum and other items to help people stop smoking. the country's second largest pharmacy chain has also changed its official name to cvs health. home depot is investigating whether hackers stole shopper credit card information. the home improvement chain says it's investigating unusual activity that may point to a major data breach. the cyber security website that broke the story says it may be
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the work of the same hackers that hit target stores last year. home depot will notify customers immediately if it confirms there's been a breach. it looks like not everyone can be so laid back when it comes to reclining airline seats. a delta into it from laguardia in new york heading to palm beach, florida had to make an unscheduled stop in jacksonville. apparently a witness says a woman reclined her seat and disturbed the woman behind her who was trying to sleep on her tray table. >> she was like, i lost a job, two dogs in the last month and i want her off of here. i want you to stop this plane. >> this woman who was sitting next to me knitting actually just tried reclining her seat back. the woman behind her started screaming and swearing. >> the woman was removed from the plane in jacksonville. this is the third fight about seat reclining in two weeks. check your food labels for calories and fat content and
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you can check the politics behind the brand. our cate caugiran has details on something that gives new meaning to voting with your wallet. >> there's so much more to know. >> reporter: it's the politics of grocery shopping. >> a way to find out where my money is going. >> reporter: a way to find out if that cleaning product of yours is a democrat or republican. the app, by partisan. you download the app, pick a product you buy and then point the bar code at it and in a matter of seconds, you can see what political party the company donated to. >> it's like a eureka moment. i wasn't aware of that. >> reporter: we checked up on cheerios. general mills, which makes the cereal, gave 63.5% to republicans and 24% to democrats. [ laughter ] >> something to think about, i guess. >> reporter: we asked shoppers to try to out. >> i like it. i'm a democrat. liic that. >> reporter: for some, the app
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made them rethink their purchases. you think you might change some of your practices in what you buy based off where who they support? >> definitely. >> reporter: and for others, family trumped politics. >> are you still going to go for cheerios? >> i might. because my children like it. >> reporter: but not everyone is a fan. "washington post" editorial board said, quote, byepartisan fails. if it succeeds it would be a sign that republicans and democrats won't do business with one another. cate caugiran, kpix 5. happening today, good news for drivers in monterey and napa counties. in north salinas, caltrans is opening an interchange and southbound 101 overcrossing at russell and espinosa. local leaders are holding a ribbon cutting in napa for the highway 12 west jameson canyon widening product. john garamendi and other local leaders will take part in the celebration. the project will provide a connection between napa and solano counties.
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and we are going to keep you on the roads at 6:48. >> it's been busy. we have another multi-car crash and unfortunately, this one is reported in walnut creek. a couple of lanes are blocked and chp is saying 6 or 7 cars are involved in this accident. southbound 680 approaching treat boulevard a couple of the left lanes are blocked and you can see it's slowing on 242 as well backed up almost to highway 4. all lanes are back open a couple minutes ago northbound 17 at laurel road. there were three separate accidents. as many as a dozen different cars involved in the crash. so again, both lanes just reopened. that traffic alert just canceled. it's going to take a while for this to clear out, though. we are seeing the delays back to scotts valley nine miles to get through the backup. delays are obviously pretty extensive in that area. bay bridge toll plaza metering
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lights were turned on about an hour ago backed up through the maze. 580 sluggish to 24. slowing around the berkeley curve, as well. you can see this bay area drive time 250 minutes from the carquinez bridge to the maze. -- 25 minutes from the carquinez bridge to the maze. that's your latest traffic. here's roberta with the traffic. >> what would you consider the worst commute here in the bay area? >> bay bridge at this time of the morning. >> i think 680 is a nightmare. >> through the sunol grade. good morning. how about out the door this morning making it through the traffic jam? you have nothing but a wall of clouds from the coast to our inland areas. good morning, livermore! 61 degrees. upper 50s right now to the south of san jose to the north santa rosa in the mid-50s. the winds are relatively up to about 10 miles per hour. take a look at this. the clouds are now breaking up over downtown san jose towards
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the santa cruz mountains where it is socked in. very little coastal clearing today. no change in the forecast at least for the next seven full days. and near normal temperatures all week long. in fact, futurecast, what we're looking at is what we typically would be experiencing in the month of june and july. clouds still hanging very tight right there. can you see it? all the way through the central district through moss, montera beaches all the way to pacifica. inverness and bolinas socked in all day. inland the abundance of sunshine, temperatures near normal. this area of low pressure, that is enhancing the marine layer. that's projected to kick in east. as it does so, we'll still have the damage done with the marine layer. okay, sunrise 6:40, sunset 7:38. today 60s, 70s and 80s. that's where we should be for this thursday the month of september. notice each and every day a degree or two change and that
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is about it. 60s beaches, 70s bayside, 80s, 90s away from the bay. >> the days are getting shorter, roberta. >> does that mean you're getting more sleep? >> no. >> not at all. [ laughter ] music director michael tilson thomas kicks off his 20th season with the san francisco symphony tonight. the opening night gala also includes a special performance by bonnie raitt. tickets are still available and the event benefits the symphony's music education program. a group of deaf film students has a highly watched music video. it's sure to make you happy. ♪[ music ] >> teenagers from all over the country produced this project last month at a deaf film camp in new york. the video has since gotten a lot of hits online and one of the film's producers, 13-year- old zara and she is from livermore. >> people realize that the deaf
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community can do something like that, they can make a movie, they can make a video, they can sing. >> she is a student at the california school for the deaf in fremont. making the video was more challenging because the students can hear the music but could feel the vibrations. time now 6:53. some teens are on the run after breaking out of a detention center in tennessee. how they managed to slip away. police release new surveillance video of a fatal hit-and-run hoping for new information on the driver. wheel show it to you up next. ♪ ♪ first impressions are important. you've got to make every second count. banking designed for the way you live your life. so you can welcome your family home... for the first time.
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europe today ahead of this five things to know at the :55. president obama landed in eastern europe today ahead of this week's nato summit in
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wales, the president deal with two international crisis, the ukraine and isis. the white house has confirmed the murder of another american journalist at the hands of isis. the group released a video showing the beheading of steven sof lot. the new video also includes a threat against a british hostage. and the manhunt continues for a group of teenagers who escaped from a detention center in tennessee. they were all part of a group of about 30 teens who broke out of four dormitories after a shift change there. police say the teens kicked in the dorm windows and crawled under a chain-link fence to escape. the third international conference on earthquake early warning systems kicks off today at uc-berkeley. state senator alex padilla will be there. he wrote the law that creates a statewide early warning system. a explosion and fire at an apartment complex in san jose at the alameda at the west hedding street around 4 a.m. no reports of injuries buy some
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people had to be evacuated. >> reporter: i'm anne makovec live in pittsburg where there is a memorial after a faith tell hit-and-run on willow pass and mountain view avenue and police are hoping new surveillance video may be able to help identify a driver in that hit-and-run accident that happened sunday at 7 p.m. a silver chevy pickup truck passes a gas station on willow pass and moments later veers, hits a light pole and hits a woman on the sidewalk. pittsburg police blurred the impact because it is too disturbing to watch. the woman is identified as 50- year-old michelle braz of bay point. if you want to take another look at the video, if you can help, it's on website, anne makevoc, kpix 5. another check on the traffic alert, we one in walnut creek. a traffic alert was issued, lanes will be blocked for a while approaching treat boulevard. weather to lanes blocked,
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speeds slow now on the southbound lanes of 680 and on 242. it's almost backed up to 4. and it's just your usual grind right now through the altamont pass, livermore valley. slowest from grant line to airway. drive time about 34 minutes. not too good there or the bay bridge toll plaza. metering lights are on at 5:44. and you are stacked up beyond the maze. roberta? >> that's ugly. really is. all right. we are expecting the clouds this morning at the coast with very little clearing there today 70s in the bay, 80s 80s and 90s through tuesday next week. so boy, what you're looking at is what we typically experience in the month of june and july. before we go, we want to give you an update on this breaking news that we have been following all morning long. pittsburg police have now arrested a suspect in that deadly hit-and-run. the story anne makovec has been reporting on all morning. we are going to give you an update at 7:26. >> "cbs this morning" is coming
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up next. enjoy your day, everybody. and we'll see you again at noon. captions by: caption colorado good morning to our viewers in the west. it is wednesday, september 3rd, 2014. welcome to "cbs this morning." justice will be served, the vow this morning from president obama after the second isis execution of an american. >> the president also delivers a message about what would happen if russia attacks eastern europe. plus a potentially massive credit card breach at home depot. why major retailers cannot keep your information safe. >> but we begin this morning with a look at today's "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds. >> we will not be intimidated. we will not forget. our reach is long and justice will be served. >> isis executes another kidnapped american. >> a gruesome v


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